Order: Passeriformes | Family: Pipridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Jeberos, Loreto
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Tapiche River, Loreto
Age: Adult | Sex: Male & Female | Loc. Amazonas, Brazil
Status: The Black Manakin is confined to three localities in Peru, which include the stunted forest surrounded by grasslands in Jeberos and areas along the Tapiche River (Loreto) and in extreme southeast Peru in Pampas del Heath. It also occurs in Co, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Saltarín Negro.
Sub-species: Black Manakin (Xenopipo atronitens), Cabanis, 1847.
Meaning of Name: Xenopipo: Gr. xenos= stranger; Mod. L. pipo= manakin. atronitens: L. ater= black and nitens, nitentis, nitere = glittering, to glitter, to shine.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.